“Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Recycling”
Baltimore recycles almost 30% of its trash, a complicated and challenging endeavor. How do we stack up to recycling powerhouses like Portland and Seattle? What are the prospects for recycling even more? Is this even worthwhile? Can we avoid using incineration? How do we know which bin to use for plastic containers? We have all had many questions about recycling but never had the chance to ask when face to face with a person in charge of a huge multifaceted recycling program. From controversies and composting to E-waste and alternatives, this is your chance to get your questions answered from one of the region’s foremost experts.
Robert Murrow is the Coordinator of the Baltimore City Recycling Program, Chief of the Northwest Solid Waste Division and was the Public Information Supervisor for the Baltimore Department of Public Works for 15 years. He is currently a member of the national E-waste Committee of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. He has a lot of enthusiasm for this topic and loves talking about recycling.